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Oak Tree Hopper

Platycotis vittata


White body with orange lines; black lines on wings with a little bit of yellow towards the edge.Orangey red eyes spaced far apart. Found in leaf litter in old growth forest. Approx. 1/2" long. Docile.

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triggsturner 5 years ago

Congrtulations - great spotting. Great colours.

Ingrid3 5 years ago

spectacular, love the carapace details.

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 5 years ago

Nice one!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Congratulations. Lovely shot.

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 5 years ago

Congratulations ThatBlueEyedGirl.

Beautiful capture ThatBlueEyedGirl,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

What a little beauty ! Congratulations on the SOTD. Exciting find.

Yasser 5 years ago

Congratulations! This awesome little hopper has been selected as our Spotting of the Day! Thanks for sharing this beauty with us and we look forward to seeing more additions to your wonderful photo gallery. Congrats again!

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bayucca 5 years ago

Best match I forgot to add:

bayucca 5 years ago

Membracidae, Membracinae, Hoplophorionini, Platycotis vittata, a hornless variety.

Spotted by

Hoschton, Georgia, USA

Spotted on Apr 25, 2015
Submitted on Apr 27, 2015

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